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By Sean Maguire
Anchorage Daily News 

Mail-in ballots require a second postage stamp

 

October 26, 2022



Alaskans voting by mail will need to put 84 cents worth of postage on their ballot envelopes to send them back by post to the state Division of Elections.

One Forever stamp is currently worth 60 cents, meaning a second stamp would be needed to mail absentee ballots. Voters are required to use the correct amount of postage when mailing a ballot, but the U.S. Postal Service has a policy to still deliver ballots even if postage is unpaid or if there is insufficient postage.

Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai said the postage costs were determined after Anchorage postal workers weighe...



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